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Application for the Advanced Teachers' Training Course in Tyrol, Austria

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General info
Course date
Kindly list any ailment or physical or mental limitations that we should know about. Have you have ever suffered from any mental illness or have you been treated for any mental illness? Please explain.
Are you currently using any prescription or recreational drugs? Please name them.
Preferred language for the course
Knowledge of English
In which language would you like the manual?
Contact in case of an emergency
Yoga practice
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Practical info

ATTC participants: please bring your TTC uniforms!

Tuition fee

Teaching language


Translation system

In the case of lectures in German or German guest speakers: simultaneous translation into English via a modern wireless translation system and headphones.
The rental fee for the radio receiver is 30 €.
You can bring your own headset with normal iPod jack or buy one for 10 € at the Yoga Retreat House.

Tuition fee

The tuition fee includes examination fee, administrative costs, course fees, room and board, and the course manual. Please bring your TTC uniforms.
Airport or railway transfer fees are not included.

Room and board in the eco-hotel Pointner

Will be booked for you by Sivananda Yoga Retreat House.

Ecological health and non-smoking hotel serving wholesome organic yogic-vegetarian food. The rooms are equipped with wooden furniture, holistic mattresses, wooden floors, shower, toilet, hair dryer, telephone and radio. Most rooms have a balcony. www.hotel-pointner.at

It is recommended to purchase a travel cancellation insurance policy from your travel agency.

Terms of payment

Registration is valid with a down payment of 30% of the full amount. The remaining unpaid balance is due no later than 4 weeks before the course begins.

  1. By bank transfer to Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Retreat House
    Volksbank Kufstein
    IBAN: AT04 4377 0000 7003 3749
    Bank address: Volksbank Kufstein-Kitzbühel, Unterer Stadtplatz 21, 6330 Kufstein, Austria
  2. Online payment: +2% administration fee

Cancellation and withdrawal policy

Cancellation before the beginning of your programme:

The following cancellation fees will apply:
Yoga (without room and board):
More than 21 days before arrival date: 10%
Within 21 days of arrival date: 30%

For the hotel:
Up to 12 weeks before arrival date: no cancellation fee
Up to 4 weeks before arrival date: 40%
Up to 1 week before arrival date: 70%
Within 7 days of the arrival date: 90%
The cancellation fees may be reduced to the extent that the room/bed can be allocated to a new participant.

If you would like to change your booking to another programme organized by the Retreat House in Reith, a rebooking fee of 50€ will be charged.

Early departure from the Yoga Teachers’ Training Course:

For yoga:
Within the first 3 days: 500€ cancellation fee for the yoga portion of the course
After 3 days: no refund for the yoga portion

For the hotel: 70% (i.e. refund of 30%)
The hotel cancellation fees may be reduced to the extent that the room/bed can be allocated to a new participant. In the case of departure after 12 noon, 100% of the cancellation fee will be charged for this day.

In case of early departure from the course, the ATTC course manual must be returned before leaving the teaching location.

Information regarding the Austrian Distance and Off-Premises Contract Act (FAGG)

According to § 18 Subsection 1 Z 10 FAGG your 14 days right of withdrawal does not apply to the contract which concerns the provision of accommodation other than for residential purposes and/or catering.

Right of withdrawal in accordance with § 11 Austrian Distance and Off-Premises Contract Act (FAGG):

You have the right to withdraw the reservation of the Advanced Yoga Teachers’ Training Course without giving a reason within 14 days of conclusion of the contract with us (i.e., the day that a confirmation of course participation is dispatched by us). The declaration of withdrawal must be made in writing or in person to the Sivananda Yoga Retreat House, Bichlach 40, A-6370 Reith, 0043 5356 67404, tyrol-ttc@sivananda.net. You can (but don't need to) use the WITHDRAWAL FORM. The withdrawal is timely if the declaration is submitted within the period specified. If you withdraw the booking, we will immediately refund payments latest 14 days from the date on which you submit the withdrawal.

If the reservation is received less than 14 days before the start of the booked programme, the reservation can be accepted only if you request us explicitly to commence the service and thus act before the expiry of the 14-day withdrawal period. In doing so you waive the 14-day right of withdrawal. Please send us the form EXPRESS REQUEST FOR BEGIN OF SERVICES DURING THE WITHDRAWAL PERIOD or ask otherwise clearly for early intervention.

General rules for the Advanced Teachers’ Training Course

In order to keep a clean and pure atmosphere in the ashram it is essential that you follow the rules as well as the daily routine.

  1. Attendance at all classes, lectures, morning and evening meditations is mandatory. If a class or meditation cannot be attended, a written explanation has to be given to the principal of the course. Frequent absence may lead to expulsion from the course.
  2. Alcohol, tobacco, meat, fish, eggs and coffee are prohibited on the ashram premises. During the course we cannot cater to personal dietary preferences except the yogic-vegetarian meals. Absolutely no drugs. No taking, distributing or dealing in or around the ashram. If you get to know about others keeping, taking or distributing drugs you are obliged to report this to the principal of the course immediately.
  3. An ashram is not a club or vacation resort. Your conduct – private or public – should enhance the spiritual atmosphere of the ashram. Do not waste your prana (vital energy) in fruitless activities.
  4. Please do not leave the Ashram between 6pm and 8am without the permission of the principal of the course.
  5. Karma Yoga, selfless service, is part of the course. We kindly ask each participant to join in Karma-Yoga for about one hour daily.
  6. Please respect silence in the ashram after 10pm.
  7. Rules for conduct in temples and meditation halls: The atmosphere should be kept especially pure in these localities. The atmosphere should be kept especially pure in these localities. At least hands, feet and face must be clean. No unnecessary talk. These locations are for meditation and prayers.
  8. Music is not allowed in the ashram.
  9. In order to avoid fire hazards, incense and candles are only allowed in the temple and meditation hall. Please do not use any electrical devices in your room.
  10. If you have any medical problem, please let us know when you enrol for your stay.
  11. Please adapt your dress to the Ashram atmosphere. Loose-fitting clothing.
  12. The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre suggest that you refrain from any type of sexually oriented behaviour.
  13. Photography, audio and video recording: Please do not take photographs using flash. Any publication of pictures which were taken at the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Retreat House or during activities of the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Retreat House requires previous written authorisation of the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Retreat House as well as written authorisation of individuals shown on the picture(s). Audio and video recording of the activities of the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Retreat House are not permitted.

The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres of Europe are dedicated to creating a more conscious and compassionate world. We accomplish that mission by creating a safe and sacred environment. We champion spirituality, ethical behaviour, respect, trust, loyalty, and commitment. As such, we have a responsibility to maintain a safe and sacred space for deeper inner work, in accordance with the teachings of Swami Sivananda and Swami Vishnudevananda. Accordingly, the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres of Europe prohibit all staff from engaging in sexually suggestive remarks and gesturing, and unnecessary and offensive touching. You are therefore expected to refrain from directing any such behaviour towards staff, students, or guests. If in spite of the efforts of the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres of Europe in this respect, you believe you have been subjected to sexual harassment from outside presenters, staff, guests, or from a swami, you should immediately report the incident to one of the course directors. Corrective action will be undertaken without delay. Complaints made to a course director will be treated confidentially and the alleged violator or any third party will not be advised of the complainant’s identity without the latter’s consent.

Please acknowledge with your signature

As a participant of the Advanced Teachers’ Training Course of the Sivananda Organisation I concede to attend all activities. I am fully responsible for myself and my personal belongings. I will honestly strive towards Self-realization according to the Yoga teachings of Swami Sivananda. I am aware of the fact that by ignoring the above mentioned rules and regulations I can be expelled from the course.

Under 18 years

Parental permission is required for all under 18 years of age.

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